Atlético: achieved promotion to the First Division 18 years ago


first_imgSome Atlético footballers, once the promotion was known, they approached Neptune, although they had altercations with members of the National Police, who did not let them approach the source where the fans celebrate the triumphs. Fernando Torres, Burgos, García Calvo, Movilla … they did go to Neptuno where a good number of followers, but it didn’t end well. Yes, there was a team dinner to celebrate the return to the First Division.Atlético celebrated its hundredth the following year, on April 26, 2003. And he could do it in the highest category of Spanish football. one8 years later the reality is different and Atlético fights to win the Champions League. Gone is a time where Atlético had to live one of the worst episodes in its history. On April 28, 2002 Atlético returned to the First Division. The rojiblanco team spent two years in hell and on this date their nightmare ended. The team trained by Luis Aragonés tied three goals against Nástic the day before, on April 27, in a Vicente Calderón who was left wanting to see the rojiblanco win. Day 38 of the championship was disputed and Atlético formed with the following team: Burgos; Otero, Santi, Hibic, Antonio López; Aguilera, Nagore, Jesús Muñoz (Colsa, 77 ‘), Dani (Stankovic, 55’); Diego Alonso y Torres (Correa, 60 ‘). Diego Alonso, twice, and Correa, were Atlético’s scorers. Tomás and Cuéllar, on two occasions, scored for the visiting team. The Calderón, which had a full to overflow, had to wait to celebrate the long-awaited ascent.It came a day later. Recreativo lost 1-2 against Leganés in Nuevo Colombino and Jesús Gil celebrated the promotion in style. Atlético finished the season with 79 points and was champion. Racing was second and Recreativo third. Atlético, led by Luis Aragonés, regained the place that should never have been lost. Diego Alonso, with 22 goals, was the top scorer in the category.last_img

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